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Forthcoming meetings

Below are some forthcoming meetings that may be of interest to IGS members.

Please send announcements about meetings suitable for inclusion on this page to us at our usual contact details.

Items marked ** are IGS sponsored
Items marked * are IGS co-sponsored

5–11 May 2019

USC Next Generation Polar Research Symposium

Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, California, USA

See symposium website

9–10 May 2019

Chilean Society of the Cryosphere (SOCHICRI) annual meeting

La Serena, Chile

See Second Circular
See meeting website

10 May 2019

Antarctic climate symposium

Brussels, Belgium

See symposium website

10–14 May 2019

Workshop: Cryosphere and Hydrosphere for Global Change Studies (CHGCS 2019)

Enschede, Netherlands

See workshop website

12–17 May 2019

**International Symposium on Erosion and Sedimentation

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Neal Iverson <>

13–17 May 2019

ESA Living Planet Symposium

Milan, Italy

See conference website

14–16 May 2019

Arctic Data Workshop

Orono, Maine, USA

See workshop website

15–17 May 2019

Geological Society of America Cordilleran Section 115th Annual Meeting

T20. Glaciers of the North American West. Conveners: Andrew G. Fountain, Claire Todd, Erin Whorton

Portland, Oregon, USA

See meeting website

19–23 May 2019

15th Conference on Polar Meteorology and Oceanography
hosted by the American Meteorological Society

Boulder, Colorado, USA

See conference website

22–30 May 2019

International Arctic Science Committee 21st Arctic Science Summit Week

Arkhangelsk, Russia

See conference website

25 May–8 June 2019

Arctic Field Summer Schools: Norway–Canada–USA Collaboration

Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada

US students contact: Vladimir Alexeev <

4–6 June 2019

76th Eastern Snow Conference

Fairlee, Vermont, USA

See conference website

16–22 June 2019

Third Innsbruck Alpine Summer School, on Close Range Sensing Techniques for Alpine Terrain

Obergurgl, Austria

See school website

17–21 June 2019

Cryospheric Science with ICESat-2 (CSI): Hackweek 2019

Seattle, Washington, USA

See website

17–21 June 2019

4th Open Global Glacier Model (OGGM) workshop

Grenoble, France

See workshop website

2–5 July 2019

Third International Congress on Stratigraphy (STRATI2019)

Session ST6.1: Combining Arctic and Antarctic paleoclimate and paleoceanographic stratigraphic records with models to understand past and future evolution of bi-polar linkage . Conveners: Florence Colleoni, Peter Bjil, Jochen Knies, Laura De Santis

Milan, Italy

Contact: Florence Colleoni <>

4–6 July 2019

Snow Microwave Radiative Transfer (SMRT) model training workshop

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

See workshop website

8–12 July 2019

**International Symposium on Five Decades of Radioglaciology

Stanford, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Dustin Schroeder <>

8–19 July 2019

Life and Earth Sciences and Sustainable Global and Regional Development (AKTRU2019)
International Symposium and Summer Schools

Altai Mountains, Russia

See website
Contact: Anatoli Korkin <>

9–16 July 2019

International Association of Cryospheric Sciences meeting
at International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics General Assembly

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Contact: Andrew Mackintosh <>

22–26 July 2019

13th International Symposium on Antarctic Earth Science (ISAES 2019)

Incheon, Republic of Korea

See website

25–31 July 2019

20th Congress of the International Union for Quaternary Research (INQUA) 2019

Dublin, Ireland

Session: Quaternary glaciations: Processes, Sediments and Landforms. Conveners: Lorna Linch <>,
Danni Pearce, Jan Piotrowski, Dave Evans

12–16 August 2019

Community Earth System Model (CESM) Polar Modeling Workshop

Boulder, Colorado, USA

See application form

18–22 August 2019

18th International Conference on Cold Regions Engineering and 8th Canadian Permafrost Conference

Québec, Québec, Canada

See conference website

18–23 August 2019

Goldschmidt Conference

Barcelona, Spain

Session 09c: Biogeochemical Cycling in Changing Glacial Habitats and Downstream Ecosystems. COnveners: Trista Vick-Majors <>, Alexander Michaud, Katja Laufer, Susann Henkel

See conference website

18–26 August 2019

**International Symposium on Sea Ice

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
David Barber University of Manitoba <>

26–30 August 2019

Glacial Isostatic Adjustment (GIA) Training School

Gävle, Sweden

See school website

4–5 September 2019

*International Glaciological Society British Branch Meeting

Northumbria University​, UK

Contact: Nick Rutter <>
See meeting website

4–6 September 2019

ARCTIC FUTURES 2050: Science for Policy in a Changing Arctic
Study for Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH)

Washington, DC, USA

See ARCTIC FUTURES 2050 webpage

8–12 September 2019

International Mountain Conference

Innsbruck, Austria

See conference website

9–13 September 2019

5th YES (Young Earth Scientists Network) Congress

Berlin, Germany

Session 1.9: The Role of Polar Regions in the Earth System. Convenors: Josefine Lenz, Loeka Jongejans <>, Gerlis Fugmann

See conference website

10–21 September 2019

Karthaus course: Ice Sheets and Glaciers in the Climate System

Karthaus, Italy

See course website
Contact: Hans Oerlemans <>

15–18 September 2019

33rd Forum for Research into Ice Shelf Processes (FRISP)

Oxford, UK

See FRISP website

18–19 September 2019

International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration annual meeting

Oxford, UK

Details to follow

23–28 September 2019

Ice Core Analysis and Techniques (ICAT) PhD school

Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

See school website

24–26 September 2019

Workshop: Glacial Isostatic Adjustment, Ice Sheets, and Sea-level Change – Observations, Analysis, and Modelling

Ottawa, Canada

See First Circular
Fill in Registration Form

30 September–3 October 2019

8th International Ice Drill Symposium

Copenhagen, Denmark

See symposium website
Contacts: D. Dahl-Jensen or S.B. Hansen on <(>

16–18 October 2019

2019 West Antarctic Ice Sheet Workshop

Camp Cedar Glen, Julian, California, USA

See workshop website

17–18 October 2019

Symposium – Women in Antarctica: Celebrating 50 years of Exploration

Byrd Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA

See symposium website

30 October –3 November 2019

International Glaciological Society Nordic Branch Meeting

Reykholt, Iceland

Contact: Hrafnhildur Hannesdóttir <>
See meeting website

4–14 December 2019

First Southern Hemisphere Conference on Permafrost (SouthCOP)

Queenstown, New Zealand

See conference website

2–6 March 2020

Sixth International Symposium on Arctic Research
Japan Consortium of Arctic Environmental Research (JCAR)

Tokyo, Japan

See symposium website

19–24 July​ 2020

**International Symposium on Ice Streams and Outlet Glaciers

Durham, UK

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Chris Stokes <>

21–24 September 2020

*Cryosphere 2020: International Symposium on Ice, Snow and Water in a Warming World

Reykjavík, Iceland

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Þorsteinn Þorsteinsson <>

27 June–2 July 2021

**International Symposium on Interactions of Ice Sheets and Glaciers with the Ocean

La Jolla, California, USA

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Helen Amanda Fricker <>

September 2021

**International International Symposium on Southern Hemisphere Glaciers under Pressure: subglacial lakes, subaquatic environments, calving glaciers and climate

Valdivia, Chile

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Andrés Rivera, Centro de Estudios Cientificos,

June 2022

**International Symposium on Maritime Glaciers

Juneau, Alaska, USA

Topics – more to be added:
– tidewater glaciers
– mass balance and run-off from maritime glaciers
– impacts on marine ecosystems

Contacts: Secretary General, IGS
Jason Amundson <>